N.E.R.D.'s New Album Features Andre 3000, Kendrick Lamar and More

reactid=”98″> It’s ficial! N.E.R.D. are back and they are set to release their new album their acronym, No_One Ever Really Dies. On Saturday (Nov. 4), the group treated folks to a listening party/concert at ComplexCon 2017 in Long Beach, Calif. The 11-song LP features cameos from several rap heavyweights including …

How Rap Reveals What a ‘Rock Star’ Really Means

To borrow the title from another one his songs, Post Malone deserves congratulations. Aided by a bit YouTube skulduggery but mostly powered by its own sheer catchiness, “Rockstar,” the darkly zonked-out single from Post Malone, has, after weeks jostling, finally replaced “Bodak Yellow” as the top song on the Billboard …

Artimes Prime – Back2Back (Remix)

Artimës Prime is an Alternative Hip Hop artist from the Philadelphia area. He has become a staple in Philadelphia’s underground music scene. Opening up for the likes Michael Wavves, Beanie Sigel, Wiz Khalifa, and Snoop Dog; Prime brings a unique blend power and consciousness into his music. His powerful tone …

Remembering the Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie

It may seem hyperbolic to say that no non-Canadian can truly understand the importance Gord Downie, because it is, but that doesn’t mean it’s not true. Downie, who died last night at 53 after a protracted and public bout with brain cancer, was the lead singer the Tragically Hip, a …

Red Hot Chili Peppers Are Classic Rock Now

This weekend saw the launch the second annual Meadows Music Festival in Queens by Citi Field. Founders Entertainment, the production and promotion company also responsible for the city’s annual Randall’s Island summer bash Governors Ball, has approached the business adding to New York’s annual festival load very carefully. By nudging …

Hüsker Dü Co-founder and Drummer Grant Hart Dead at 56

Grant Hart, co-founder and drummer for the seminal Minnesota hardcore band Hüsker Dü, has died at 56 after a months-long battle with kidney cancer. Variety first reported the news, which was later confirmed by the band’s publicist, as well as front man Bob Mould. “Grant Hart was a gifted visual …

All 274 Jay-Z Songs, Ranked From Worst to Best

If Jay-Z had his way back in 1996, this list would be too brief to warrant compiling. The skinny kid from Brooklyn’s Marcy Projects intended to drop just one album — a musical I was here statement — before partnering with a major label and falling back into a comfy …

Your Guide to All of the Bands in Twin Peaks

If only we were all so lucky to have a venue like the Roadhouse in our hometowns. While Angelo Badalamenti’s iconic Twin Peaks compositions were, quite sadly, not as prevalent as we would’ve liked throughout Showtime’s epic The Return (opening theme notwithstanding), there was a repeated musical pattern that emerged …

Thundercat on Drunk, Anime, and Video Games

Photo: Daniel Boczarski/Getty s for Sundance Film Festival It’s as good a time as ever to be Thundercat. Born Stephen Bruner, the Los Angeles artist has been described as a prodigy by the likes Flying Lotus, Kendrick Lamar, and Erykah Badu, all whom have collaborated with the genre-blurring bassist/producer/keyboardist/guitarist/singer. Thundercat’s …